Personal Essay: Becoming A Parent, Life Change

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On Oct 15, 2016, at 7:22 PM, Hoai Do wrote:

Becoming a Parent, Life Change Single life is wonderful. You can do anything you want. After getting married, and becoming a parent, life change. You have a new life, less freedom, and more responsibility. My life is change when I became a parent. Becoming a parent was hard and the responsibility are very difficult. I need to know how to take care of my children, raise them and be responsible for them. Becoming a mother, the first thing I had to do is know how take care of my children. When my first son was born in 2004, I really did not know how to take care of him. I was very worried about this, and I went online to find videos to teach me how take …show more content…

For example, last Saturday, I came home from work and I asked my younger son to give me his school folder so I can check his school work. He told me, he did not have any paperwork. I knew something was not right. I told him: “Nathan, if you have something to tell me, you better said it now. If mommy finds out, you hiding from something from me, you will have a serious problem.” He started crying. He shows me he has 80 points on his spelling test. At first, I was little upset because he was not honest with. But I am not mad at him, I explained to him: “First, you must be honest with me. Second, you have to study carefully before you have a test. Today, I am not mad at you because you honest with me. If you make mistake, you need tell me, not hiding. So I can teach you how to fix your mistake. This morning, my older son – he is 12 years old, asked me: “can you buy me a cell phone?” I really do not know how to answer him about this. For now, I think he does not need a phone. If something happen with him at school, his teacher would call me. When he is at home, he can use home phone. I do not try to be mean to him, but I do not want him to be to involved with social media. He started hanging out with his friends. It makes me little nervous. If he hanging out with good kids, it isn’t problem. But if he hanging out with bad behavior kids, what should I do? I think I must have a

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